Evergreen Marketing Group Announces 2012-2013 Board of Directors and Supplier Advisory Council

Eric Grabowski of Edge Construction Supply chairs Board of Directors; Bill Ley of JOBOX chairs Supplier Advisory Council.

The Evergreen Marketing Group announces its new Board of Directors and Supplier Advisory Council effective July 1, 2012.

The group’s 2012-2013 Board of Directors includes:

  • Chairman: Eric Grabowski of Edge Construction Supply, Spokane, WA
  • President: Rich Dunlap of Darragh Company, Little Rock, AR
  • Vice President: Jim Beckett of Phillips Contractors Supply, Cleveland, OH
  • Secretary & Treasurer: John Jurgensen of Lewis-Goetz/Savannah, Savannah, GA
  • Director: Marc Beerman of Beerman Precision, New Orleans, LA
  • Director: Tina Erpenbach of Northern States Supply, Willmar, MN
  • Director: Michael Mantis of Fasteners Inc./Southwestern Supply, Las Vegas, NV

Evergreen’s 2012-2013 Supplier Advisory Council includes:

  • Bill Ley of JOBOX/Apex Tool Group (Chairman)
  • Keith Toner of Stanley Black and Decker/CDIY
  • Tim VanDeraa of Greenlee Textron
  • Robin Roberts of Protective Industrial ProductsDave Steiner of Powers Fasteners
  • Keith Ripley of Diamond Products
  • Dave Weitzel of Tucker-Weitzel (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)
  • Gene Morris of Morris Marketing Group (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)
  • Troy Ebbert of Ebbert Company (Manufacturer Rep Liaison)

The Evergreen Marketing Group is a member-owned cooperative organization founded in 1989 by six construction/industrial supply distributors. It currently consists of 71 distributors with more than 280 locations in the United States and Canada and has combined revenues of over $1.2 billion dollars. The group is focused on driving growth and profitability of its distributors and preferred suppliers through an on-going program of training & education, business development and partnering.

Evergreen owns a state-of-the-art 17,000 square foot training center in Farmers Branch, Texas and offers the industry’s only professional certification programs for distributor sales and operations people. For more information, contact Kevin Higginbotham at 1-800-859-8733. Learn more at